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Lisa Marie Copoletta

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Prather withdraws from city council race

Serving in the U.S. Army in Kuwait and Iraq, Prather said at the time of his announcement that he expected to be redeployed home in July. That date now appears to be August or later, too late to mount a campaign in the November election, he said.

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Back from Iraq, Prather says he’s running again for city council seat

Prather, who narrowly lost his first run two years ago, is set to face Lisa Marie Coppoletta for a seat currently held by council member Pam Couch.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

With early totals in, county’s voter turnout smashes all records

Against the backdrop of unprecedented turnout countywide -- 40,159 of 97,603 registered voters in Hays County have already voted -- turnout in the city races is sure to dwarf anything San Marcos has ever seen.

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Early voting could lead to county poll records

In the first three days of early voting, ten percent of Hays County's registered voters cast ballots, indicating that the county could reach a 75 percent turnout in this presidential election year.